Posts Tagged ‘MLB’

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Episode 96: Geoff Petersen FTW

April 14, 2010

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Corey and Lou tackle the world-saving iPad, Craig Ferguson’s new
robot sidekick, the NCAA grows way too big?, plus your
Pirates-will-lose-100-games MLB preview. (Recorded April 7, 2010)

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Endless hours of fun with the Gus Johnson Soundboard!!

GO GO GADGET DISCUSSION
(Tech Talk)
The iPad is out…and already fucked up
Mom sued by son for Facebook harassment posting
Craig Ferguson and the Late Late Show take sidekicks to a whole new level

TEXTUAL HEALING with Big Louie Smooth (from TextsFromLastNight.com)
Big Louie Smooth checks in and checks up on those who may have had a little too much fun on Spring Break

SPORTS CORNER:

MLB 2010 Preview: Will the Pirates still suck the big one? And will Corey care?

THE BUCKET SHOOTOUT (Sports Stories, Take Two)
The NCAA Tournament to 96 teams? Will BUCKET University get an invite?

THE BARF BAG (from ThisIsWhyYoureFat.com)
Today’s special is either the greatest or most disgusting sandwich ever: KFC’s Double Down

COREY’S MONEY SHOT for cash and prizes
Chances are Lou blew the “Lou Ton” yet again…can Corey pick him up with a “Clayton Century?” (probably not)

PODSAFE SONG OF THE WEEK:
“Around the World” by Kalliope (Ariel Publicity)

REGULARLY FEATURED MUSIC and MEDIA:

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Episode 83: Two guys, a girl, and a pizza face

January 9, 2010

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It’s a new year of BUCKET, and the boys welcome some estrogen to the
show with a new co-host! Also, Gilbert Arenas works on his shot,
America is introduced to the George Costanza diet, a brand new segment
gives the BUCKETheads an audio heart attack and much, much more.
(Direct Link to MP3, Recorded Jan. 7, 2009)

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THE EXCHANGING OF PLEASANTRIES
The BUCKET audience
gets a brief introduction to the estrogen in Corey & Lou’s sausage
sandwich: brand new co-host Ann Marie (or A.M., for short, because she
is!)!

NEWSWIRE
(News stories)
Detroit BombGate 2K10: Flyers in Favor of Full Body ScansRetired General Wants To See Muslims NakedAdvisors Shocked
Kentucky couple accidentally hits Powerball, wins $128 million


THE NEW SEGMENT! (from
ThisIsWhyYoureFat.com)
It’s our segment on food porn, but you get to name it…and if you
don’t, Lou will! Send entries to bucketremix@Gmail.com or call the Pail
Mail Line!
This week’s delicious three course meal: Enjoy The Coronary Burger with a side of Buffalo Chicken Cheese Fries and some Cherpumple Pie for dessert!

SPORTS CORNER (Sports stories)
NBA Shootaround: Agent Zero pulls his weapon, loses his job
NFL Playoffs Begin: Will Lou’s Eagles or AM’s Cowboys go all the way?
MLB Hall of Fame: “The Hawk” flies solo into the Hall


TEXTUAL HEALING with Big Louie Smooth (from TextsFromLastNight.com)

Big Louie Smooth kicks off the new year by celebrating your final great moments of 2009

POPCORN BUCKET
(TV / Movies / Entertainment)
People’s Choice Awards prove America likes vampires, pirates and drunk washed-up musicians
Talks of an NBA Jam remake are HEATING UP!
Seinfeld star ditches Kenny Rogers’ Roasters for Jenny Craig’s Cash


KANYE WEST MEMORIAL LOU-SER OF THE WEEK:

Inaugural co-winners of 2009: Cablevision and Scripps Television

PRIMATE UPDATE

Have you had your “Space Monkey” today?

PODSAFE SONG OF THE WEEK:
“Resume” by 360 (Music Alley)

REGULARLY FEATURED MUSIC and MEDIA:

“SkyMall item of the week” theme: “Planning for the Routine” by Leaving Richmond (Music Alley profile)

Sports Corner Theme: “Dodging Buses” by Derek K. Miller (Music Alley profile)

Primate Update Theme: “Meltdown Man” by Derek K. Miller (Music Alley profile)

The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith. Old theme too!

All podsafe artists/music are courtesy of IODA Promonet and Music Alley.


SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC!!
Know of a great podsafe/indy artist we should feature? Let us know at BUCKETRemix(at)gmail.com!

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E-Mail Lou: BUCKETLou@gmail.com

KEYWORDS: BUCKET, Lou, Ann Marie, Corey, Stamford,
Connecticut, Primate Update, monkeys, news, politics, sports,
entertainment, movies, TV, podcast, podsafe, Skymall,

food porn, ThisIsWhyYouAreFat.com, coronary burger, airline bomber, Al
Queda, Islam, racism, airport security, terrorism, Obama, Cherpumple Pie,
NBA, NFL, Gilbert Arenas, Washington Wizards, MLB, Andre Dawson,
TextsFromLastNight.com, People’s Choice Awards, NBA Jam, Vampires, True
Blood, Twilight Saga, Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Cablevision, Food
Network, HGTV, Scripps Media, 360, Space Monkey


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Episode 75: All Hallow’s Eve

October 30, 2009

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Episode 75: All Hallow’s Eve

Corey and Lou look back at great Halloween memories, the greatest World Series in the history of mankind, Tommy Boy back to life, the “Dump Monkey” and more. ( Direct MP3 link … Recorded Oct. 29, 2009)

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HALLOWEEN:
Costume Ideas
Favorite Halloween Moments
Favorite/Worst Candies
FALL BACK for Daylight Savings Time

SPORTS CORNER:

Yankees vs Phillies: The Dream Series?
A very short NBA season preview

SKYMALL ITEM OF THE WEEK:

The Gingerbread Man Pan ($60)

RAPSTERPIECE THEATER
“Run This Town” by Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West (Verse 3)

KANYE WEST MEMORIAL LOU-SER OF THE WEEK AWARD :
Louisiana Justice of the Peace Keith Bardwell

POPCORN BUCKET
Dancing with the Stars Update: Who is left?
“The Amazing Race”: What wouldn’t you do for $1 million? Ride the waterslide?
Tommy Boy revived for DirecTV ad with David Spade

PRIMATE UPDATE
http://dumpmonkey.com/

PODSAFE SONGS FEATURED:
“Cough Syrup” by Velvet Velvet Velvet ( Mevio link )

REGULARLY FEATURED MUSIC and MEDIA:

“Rap-sterpiece Theater with Sir Louis Dee III” theme: “Instrumental R&B” by Christopher Wright ( Music Alley profile )

“SkyMall item of the week” theme: “Planning for the Routine” by Leaving Richmond ( Music Alley profile )

Sports Corner Theme: “Dodging Buses” by Derek K. Miller ( Music Alley profile )

Primate Update Theme: “Meltdown Man” by Derek K. Miller ( Music Alley profile )

The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith . Old theme too!

All podsafe artists/music are courtesy of IODA Promonet and Music Alley

SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC!! Know of a great podsafe/indy artist we should feature? Let us know at BUCKETRemix(at)gmail.com!

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Episode 73: Oktoberfest

October 2, 2009

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In this episode, Lou rails again stupid laws, and defends a babysitter.
Plus, Kanye West strikes again for chicken, Saturn bites the bullet,
cheesy pickup lines rule, NHL season preview, and the worst 100 movies
of the decade! (Direct MP3 link … Recorded Oct. 1, 2009)

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TODAY’s NEWSWIRE

Babysitting crossing guard now illegal in Michigan.
Kanye strikes again for charity!
The end of GM’s Saturn cars
Girls love the cheesy pickup lines from men

LOU’s SOLILOQUY OF THE WEEK:
Weird and/or stupid laws

SKYMALL ITEM OF THE WEEK:
The Peanuts Yard Nativity Set ($279.99)

POPCORN BUCKET
Rotten Tomatoes worst 100 films of the decade … discuss!
THE CUBE is coming to Fox!!
Is ABC’s “Modern Family” any good?
Dancing with the Stars update

TEXTUAL HEALING WITH BIG LOUIE SMOOTH
http://TextsfromLastNight.com

SPORTS CORNER
NHL season preview: Who’s taking the Cup
Does baseball need full instant replay?

PRIMATE UPDATE

Monkey Suits!!

PODSAFE SONG OF THE WEEK:
“Whiskey in the Jar” by Bill Gorgan’s Goat (link on Music Alley)

REGULARLY FEATURED MUSIC and MEDIA:

“Textual Healing, with Big Louie Smooth” theme: “Instrumental R&B” by Christopher Wright (Music Alley profile)

“Rap-sterpiece Theater with Sir Louis Dee III” theme: “Quartet No. 4” by Sinfonia Electronique (Music Alley link)

“SkyMall item of the week” theme: “Planning for the Routine” by Leaving Richmond (Music Alley profile)

Sports Corner Theme: “Dodging Buses” by Derek K. Miller (Music Alley profile)

Primate Update Theme: “Meltdown Man” by Derek K. Miller (Music Alley profile)

The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith. Old theme too!

All podsafe artists/music are courtesy of IODA Promonet and Music Alley.

SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC!! Know of a great podsafe/indy artist we should feature? Let us know at BUCKETRemix(at)gmail.com!

206-337-9910 is the new BUCKET line number … call the show today! We’d love to hear from you!

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Episode 70 – FOOTBALL!!

September 11, 2009

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BUCKET Episode 70: FOOTBALL!!!

Recorded 09-09-2009:

CALL THE BUCKET “PAIL MAIL” LINE with your comments/questions: (206) 333-1439

(direct link to show MP3)

TODAY’S NEWS STORIES:
Apple introduces new iTunes, iPods, Nanos, Shuffles
(who has one of those? seriously?)

THE SKYMALL ITEM OF THE WEEK:
The Bug Vacuum (only $49.95)

THE WEEKLY RANT, WITH LOU!
Lou rips unprepared people at the Supermarket … in 60 seconds or less.

THE SPORTS CORNER:
NFL predictions for the 2009 season – Fantasy sleepers?

It’s official … The Pirates own the worst futility streak in history

Cal Ripken’s No. 8 stolen from Camden Yards

POPCORN BUCKET (TV/Movies/DVDs/Video Games):
Obsessed” Movie Review

“Inglorious Basterds
” Movie Review
District 9“: Closet hit  … is it? We don’t know….

CALLS FROM THE PUBLIC:
E-mail: Jordan, from “Leaving Richmond” …. thanks for playing “planning for the routine”

PRIMATE UPDATE:
Houston-area store turns to monkeys to help rebuild customer base

TODAY’s FEATURED MUSIC:
PODSAFE SONG OF THE WEEK: “Four Shots” by Andre Bisson (Music Alley Link)

REGULARLY FEATURED MUSIC and MEDIA:

“Textual Healing, with Big Louie Smooth” theme: “Instrumental R&B” by Christopher Wright (Music Alley profile)
“SkyMall item of the week” theme: “Planning for the Routine” by Leaving Richmond (Music Alley profile)

SPORTS CORNER THEME: “Dodging Buses” by Derek K. Miller (Music Alley profile)

The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith. Old theme too!
All podsafe artists/music are courtesy of
IODA Promonet and Music Alley.
SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC!!
Know of a great podsafe/indy artist we should feature? Let us know at BUCKETRemix(at)gmail.com!

KEYWORDS: BUCKET, Lou, Corey, Stamford, Connecticut, Primate Update, monkeys, news, politics, sports, entertainment, movies, TV, podcast, podsafe, music, NFL, Steelers, Eagles, Patriots, Obsessed, Inglorious Basterds, District 9, Cal Ripken, Baltimore Orioles, MLB, Pittsburgh, Pirates, Apple, geek, computers, Mac, iMac, iPod, iPhone, Nano, The Beatles, Rock Band, Labor Day, Supermarkets, Shop-Rite, Leaving Richmond, Gallery Furniture

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Episode 68: Favre, Favre Away

August 21, 2009

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Recorded 08-19-2009: The first BUCKET episode in two years welcomes new co-host Louie Dee, and we clumsily find our way back into a groove.

  • What is this microphone thing you speak of? And where did BUCKET Jen go? And Who’s THAT guy?
  • BUCKET returns as much of the indy podcast world has gone “corporate”. Is there even place for BUCKET out there anymore? We discuss, as we sip our corporate soft drinks/beers/chips.
  • Also, BUCKET is now “Remixed” in its new form … we look back at the greatest “remixes” in history. Sprite Remix comes to mind… and we ramble on about the sudden proliferation of Mountain Dew and all its colors. ADD City!!

TODAY’S NEWS STORIES:

Michael Jackson … still dead … maybe buried … Doc to be charged?
Oliver Stone to reveal “Secret History of America” in new series

THE ODDNESS
Angry N.C. residents slow neighborhood traffic with threat of paintball gun volleys

THE WEEKLY RANT, WITH LOU!
Steroids in Baseball … 60 seconds on the clock…. and GO!!

THE SPORTS CORNER:
Which baseball team is Corey supporting now?

Brett Favre continues to menace the NFL, signs with Minnesota Vikings

Winners and Losers in Favre-mania!!

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger reveals accuser’s e-mails to him … ballgame?

“Peeping in” on ESPN’s Erin Andrews: Every sports fan’s dream gal

POPCORN BUCKET:
Abortion episode of “Family Guy” … show it or no show?

SPECIAL FEATURES:
“Textual Healing, with Big Louie Smooth” … yeah, baby!  (posts read from TextsFromLastNight.com)

PRIMATE UPDATE:CONTINUING COVERAGE OF STAMFORD CHIMP CHAOS ’09: Time Magazine Expose
Monkey not believed to be part of Fla. women’s death

Monkeys flattered by mimicry

TODAY’s MUSIC:
SONG OF THE WEEK: Girl Activity (Illinois) – “Liar/Cheater” (link to Music Alley profile)
“Textual Healing, with Big Louie Smooth” theme: “Instrumental R&B” by Christopher Wright (Music Alley profile)
SPORTS CORNER THEME: “Dodging Buses” by Derek K. Miller (Music Alley profile)

The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith. Old theme too!

All podsafe artists/music are courtesy of IODA Promonet and Music Alley.
SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC!! Know of a great podsafe/indy artist we should feature? Let us know at BUCKETRemix@gmail.com!

BUCKETheads, Be a part of the show! Call the PAIL MAIL voicemail line at (206) 333-1439 and leave your 30-60 second message/comment/questions to be part of our “Calls from the Public” segment.

BTW … For those wondering “Why Episode 68?”, it’s because …. get out your abacus and slide rule … BUCKET originally did 58 shows, plus 7 BUCKET Blast episodes and 2 Nowhereville Concert Series shows from 2006-07. So, this is No. 68. Live with it!! 🙂

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PROMO: Obama, beer, the ladies and you! (:45)

August 17, 2009

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PROMO: Obama, beer, the ladies and you! (:45)

New BUCKET co-host Louie Dee explains why he’s pro-Obama, because he’s just “one of the guys”.

NEW EPISODES OF BUCKET begin August 21!!  Here’s the linkage, BUCKETheads!!

TODAY’s MUSIC:
The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith .

For more on the show, visit http://www.BUCKETRemix.com!!

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PROMO: Louie Dee and Sully (:40)

August 14, 2009

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PROMO: Louie Dee and Sully (:40)

New BUCKET co-host Louie Dee gets a little hot under the collar. This time, it’s about Fox News and multiple comparisons to Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger.

NEW EPISODES OF BUCKET begin August 21!!  Here’s the linkage, BUCKETheads!!

TODAY’s STORIES:
Freak mid-air collision over the Hudson River kills nine (NY Post)

TODAY’s MUSIC:
The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith.

For more on the show, visit http://www.BUCKETRemix.com!!

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Mini-sode 2: Corey leaves the Pirates’ ship!

August 6, 2009

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MINI-SODE 2: COREY LEAVES THE PIRATES’ SHIP

After watching in agony at a flurry of trades that sent two popular players away for cost-saving reasons, and living through 17 years of futility and losing seasons, Corey wants a new team to cheer for, and he wants YOU to help him choose his new team.

Visit Auction 120453724410 on eBay to bid on Corey’s fan allegiances, plus his favorite Pirates jersey and ballcap. 10% of the proceeds goes to the Mario Lemieux Foundation’s efforts to fight cancer.

NEW EPISODES OF BUCKET begin August 21!!  Here’s the linkage, BUCKETheads!!

TODAY’s MUSIC:
The new BUCKET Remix theme composed and performed by The Geoff Smith.
For more on the show, visit http://www.BUCKETRemix.com!!

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Hanging it up on the Pirates … for a price

July 29, 2009
Sid Bream beats the tag, and starts the longest losing streak in pro sports history.

Sid Bream beats the tag, and starts the longest losing streak in pro sports history.

The 1992 NLCSPittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves. Game 7.

One of the worst nights of my life.  And I remember it like yesterday.

The Pittsburgh Pirates, after two years of NLCS flameouts, were just one strike away from the World Series.

Then, Francisco Cabrera’s hit off Stan Belinda found the outfield … one run scores to tie the game … and Barry Bonds (the non-juiced variety) fails to throw out a gimp-legged Sid Bream at the plate for the winning run.

And the Bucco Blues began for the City of Pittsburgh … the “Outfield of Dreams” (Bonilla, Van Slyke, Bonds) broke up to free agency in the offseason, key pitchers departed as well. And the team was great no more.

After years of rooting for the Pirates as a youngster with my grandfather, and seeing many great NL East rivalry games at Three Rivers Stadium, my heart was crushed by “The Slide” in the NLCS. Little did I know that the pain of that loss would linger still today.

Since that ’92 NLCS game, the Pirates have failed to make the NLCS or World Series, much less the playoffs!  The 16-year losing streak — tying a record in professional sports — will most undoubtedly end this year with the Buccos setting a new record for futility with their 17th under-.500 season. They will be lucky not to lose 100 games.

Today, the Pirates traded away two of my long-time favorite players — defensive wizards SS Jack Wilson, and 2B Freddy Sanchez — for a flurry of prospects. Earlier this season, the fan base nearly rioted as all-star CF Nate McLouth was shipped away. And 1B Andy LaRoche was dealt as well last week.

Again, for prospects, just as the Pirates had done in past seasons with present/future stars like Jason Bay, Brian Giles, Jason Kendall, Aramis Ramirez, and the like.  The Pirates will enter 2010 with the lowest payroll in the majors — $30 Million. Disgusting!!

It pains me so much to see the Pirates, who have five World Series championships in their storied history and play in one of the most beautiful ballparks in the world, to have front-office management that suffer from “small market syndrome” and ownership that refuse to spend the money necessary to compete in a questionably-good NL Central division.

So today, I am doing the previously unthinkable…

I am done with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
I am putting up my baseball team allegiances to the highest bidder. On eBay.

While I still remain faithful to Pittsburgh’s other championship teams, the 2009 NFL Champion Steelers and the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Penguins, I can no longer support a baseball team that refuses to respect its fan base in the blatant manner the Pirates’ management does. To perform the way they do is a stain on the City of Champions and a slap in the face to the hard-working people and identity of Pittsburgh.

My Pirates jersey and cap. All for sale, along with my allegiances.

My Pirates jersey and cap. All for sale, along with my allegiances.

So, since eBay does not allow an auction of something “intangible” like fan allegiances … I am including in this auction the tangible items that symbolize my Pirates’ support for the past 24 years: My authentic Pirates jersey (with CLAYTON and 33 on the back, my name and number) and my authentic Pirates New Era 50/50 cap, size 8.

In an effort to wash away the failure of the Pirates (and to help fund my upcoming wedding to my beautiful bride-to-be this October, which makes this sacrifice even more personal), I am offering my fan allegiance to ANY PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL TEAM in the United States, currently in the major, minor or independent leagues.

I ask the following of the winner of this auction. In order to properly embrace the team of their choosing, I ask that they promptly:

1. Provide a fitted ballcap — size 8 — of the team I’m to support. Will wear it proudly.
2. Provide some sort of t-shirt or jersey with the team’s logo to wear in photos for the Internet. (Size 3XL or equivalent)

As a new fan of the winning bidder’s team, I will do the following:

1. Learn the team’s history, players’ names/postitions and season statistics. I will also follow the team’s parent club(s), if any.
2. Follow their games via Internet on team’s Web sites and/or other sports sources
3. Try to attend as many games as possible, within given geographic constraints.
4. Include a weekly segment/update on my podcast (at http://www.BUCKETremix.com) about the team’s progress through the season.

As a charitable donation to the city that has given us so many non-baseball championship moments as of late, 10% of the final auction price will be donated to the Mario Lemieux Foundation, who helps fund such much-needed research in the fight against cancer, which my grandfather (an avid Pirates fan) passed away from.

The auction begins Wednesday, August 5 at Noon PDT on eBay. Click here for a link to the auction.

More details will be given about the winning team on BUCKET, my podcast, during its re-debut August 21st. (subscribe here). Updates on the progress of the auction will be displayed on the BUCKET Twitter account at http://twitter.com/MyBUCKET.

Any questions about this auction should be directed to Corey at BUCKETRemix(at)gmail.com. He will reply as soon as possible.

Im sorry, Parrot!

I'm sorry, Parrot!

And may the Pirate Parrot have mercy on my soul…